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Academy of Osseointegration expands current clinical practice guidelines to include management of the edentulous maxilla
Academy of Osseointegration expands current clinical practice guidelines to include management of the edentulous maxillaThe edentulous maxilla often presents with a range of challenges and solutions that can be difficult for individual clinicians to navigate. To help them make choices that best utilize current research—and improve the quality and efficiency of patient care—the Academy of Osseointegration (AO) has expanded its current Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG) to include management of patients with no teeth in the upper jaw.
Study finds accuracy of impression techniques may be affected by partial vs. complete edentulism
Study finds accuracy of impression techniques may be affected by partial vs. complete edentulism

A recent study out of Tufts University found that the accuracy of impression techniques can be affected by partial vs. complete edentulism. The study evaluated the differing levels of success of conventional and digital impression techniques in partially and completely edentulous patients.  It also assessed the effect different variables, such as materials, angulation, and connection type, had in regard to the accuracy of implant impressions.

Innovator Profile 2015: ZEST Anchors

For more than 40 years, ZEST Anchors has been an innovator in product solutions for edentulous patients.

Journal of the American Dental Association establishes a link between tooth loss and diabetes

A recent study published in the Journal of the American Dental Association analyzes data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) to determine the connection between tooth loss and diabetes.